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La. Nursing Board Asks Supreme Court To Skip Antitrust Suit

Law360, Fort Wayne (April 20, 2017, 3:43 PM EDT) -- The Louisiana Board of Nursing has asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to resuscitate a Fifth Circuit decision finding the board was shielded from an antitrust suit by a former Grambling State University nursing student whose program was shut down, saying it is entitled to sovereign immunity.

The Fifth Circuit correctly held that sovereign immunity and so-called Parker immunity are distinct defenses, and the Board of Nursing does not have to prove that it meets the conditions for Parker immunity if it is already protected by...
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